Tanzania is Africa’s visual masterpiece. It is a country of magnificent natural splendour, astounding wildlife, seductive beaches, charming ancient towns, ancient archaeological sites and geological wonders.
Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, rises from lush, grassy plains and towers over the land. Its snow-capped peak is a sight to behold. Climbing Kilimanjaro is surprisingly easy and standing on the roof of Africa is a life-changing experience. The ideal bush and beach destination, visitors can witness the mighty herds of the Great Migration thundering across the Serengeti plains and end their unforgettable safari with a serene beach holiday on Zanzibar, the intoxicatingly beautiful and exotic Spice Island.
- The endless plains of the Serengeti, one of Africa's premier wildlife destinations
- The thundering herds of the Great Migration
- The captivating Ngorongoro Crater
- Centuries of history and culture in the legendary Stone Town
- Some of the best scuba diving on the continent
- Gorgeous Zanzibar Island, with its stunning beaches and fascinating history
- The challenge of climbing the towering peak of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain
Why visit Tanzania?
- Witness the annual Great Migration of millions of wildebeest
- The chimpanzees on the shores of Lake Tanganyika
- Take a hot-air balloon ride over the Serengeti plains
- Picnic on the Ngorongoro Crater floor - known as the 8th Wonder of the World
- Visit a traditional Maasai village
- See tree-climbing lions in Lake Manyara National Park
- Explore Lake Manyara by bicycle
Getting To Tanzania
The gateways to Tanzania are Dar es Salaam and Nairobi in Kenya. (Limited international scheduled flights also fly directly to Kilimanjaro.) Daily scheduled domestic flights link these gateways with Tanzania's wildlife areas.
Tourism plays an important role in Tanzania's economy and the country is very much geared towards tourists. There are numerous international airports and most travellers prefer flying around this vast country.
Mount Kilimanjaro is among the most famous tourist attractions in Tanzania - whether you want to climb it or not, seeing the world's highest free-standing mountain is a must-have experience.